nearly 400 fewer firearms on the peninsula after a tri-city gun buyback. the event involving palo alto, east palo alto and menlo park was no popular many were turned away. one man alone collected $1,400.00. >> i'm a duck hunt per and i've been hunting since i was ten years old. a lot of these rifles and shotguns, you don't use rifles for duck hunting, but i also deer hunt. and i just decided i don't want to collect guns anymore. >> in palo alto, the group conclude protect the children" which raised the money for the boo back held an an die gun rally, as well. the $52,000 the group collected was gone in just two and a half hours. >> pier40 on san francisco's waterfront has lead washington and the steve hold.